Time Magazine and the "Africa is Rising" Meme

From AFRICA IS A COUNTRY Mon Nov 26 2012, 06:15:32

Time Magazine has copied what The Economist did in 2011, and decided "Africa is Rising." Again. This week's European edition is taken over by stories on this theme. Alex Perry, who writes for Time from Cape Town (remember his style) has a piece where, despite the cover title, he does not come to any real conclusion. We've [...]

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